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3.8
1154 Reviews (1154)
5 Stars
314
4 Stars
483
3 Stars
194
2 Stars
102
1 Stars
61
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.6
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
75.1%
Recommend this course
918 out of 1154 reviews
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3.6
85 Reviews (85)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
28
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
64.7%
Recommend this course
55 out of 85 reviews
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3.7
160 Reviews (160)
5 Stars
48
4 Stars
58
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
18
1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.5
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
70.6%
Recommend this course
113 out of 160 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7337 yards
Slope 139
Rating 75.3
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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Baby Bermuda & 419 Bermuda Grass
Greens TifEagle Bermuda Grass
Architect von Hagge, Smelek and Baril (2001) Gus Grantham (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Reviews

3.8
1154 Reviews (1154)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 55
Patio Dining 45
Watching the Game 30
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 71
Water Hazards 59
Undulating Greens 47
This course/club is great for:
Locals 60
Advanced Golfers 41
Beginners 24
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 52
Worth the Drive 35
Convenient to the City 34

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Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/07/2022

Hello u8259109. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating! We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future to earn that last star and thanks for choosing Houston National Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

No marshal to be found

There are several 3/4 player groups in front of us took a significant amount of time to find the balls. The worst is that they won't let us through. At the back 9, one group came after and mentioned that they were supposed to be next after the other group, and we ended up letting them play ahead of us. There should be a marshal around to speed up the pace of place. It took us nearly 3 hours to finish front 9, and we left right after hole 10 as it was extremely slow with the 2 groups in front of us. I demand a rain-check.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/07/2022

Hello. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and to best control pace allowing everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve, and we are glad to see you rated the course conditions to be great during your game. Thank you for playing Houston National Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 39
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens in excellent shape; most of fairways good to. They were working on the sand traps to drain better

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 12/02/2022

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Houston National Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 11
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/07/2022

pokey01, thanks for the review and for choosing Houston National Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
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Commented on 11/22/2022

Hello, u314163571001. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Houston National Golf Club. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/22/2022

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at Houston National Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course to play

The layout is really good, conditioning pretty good. A lot of water on the course so must have got more rain than I did! The back nine played extremely slow due to 1 foursome. HN needs a Marshall. Still fun and a great day

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/22/2022

Hello. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and to best control pace allowing everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve, and we are glad to see you rated the course conditions to be great during your game. Thank you for playing Houston National Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 39
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 11/22/2022

Hi, jimardissono. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Houston National Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tee boxes and fairways are in rough condition

Greens are really nice but tee boxes, fairways and rough could use a lot of work

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/14/2022

Thank you for taking the time to review us, u225959100. Your feedback is valuable, and we appreciate your business. Houston National Golf Club thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/09/2022

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at Houston National Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

I would NOT recommend

From the moment I walked in to pay for the round the experience was sub par.
1. We were supposed to get range balls and they said this was not option because the range was just dirt Very.Dissapointing.

2. This course was in TERRIBLE shape.

3. We got a hamburger and drink with the package but the food was really cheap.

Overall - Do not waste your money!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/07/2022

Hi Robynmarcotte,

We’re sorry to hear of your less-than-satisfactory experience and hope you will accept our sincerest apologies.

We value our customers' opinions and would like to make things right and determine how we can provide a solution that makes you smile.

Please contact us directly at the pro shop. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Perfect weather
Used cart

Horrible

Fairways are in terrible shape. Hardpan and way too many dirt and moon craters for a course that used to be great.. I've played Houston National numerous times last year and it was in far better shape than it is now. Their only saving grace from receiving a one star was that the greens were in decent shape. Shame on Houston National for letting this once great course go into disarray. Even the driving range looks like the surface of Mars. Really? I paid $53 and no way should they be charging this much for this condition. What a shame.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/09/2022

Hi, u000002227422,

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes.

Your feedback helps us do better. We are looking into this issue and hope to resolve it promptly.

Thank you for visiting Houston National Golf Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 19
3.0
Verified Purchaser
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Commented on 11/03/2022

Hello, dbuff8125. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Houston National Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/07/2022

Hello, Huskerbob58. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing Houston National Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Absolutely atrocious

Fairway, bunker, rough, and tee box conditions were TERRIBLE!!! Greens were ok, not bad but not great. I will not be back. Not worth the price of 60 bucks. Pace of play was slow but 2 separate groups let me and my buddy play through. I expected more for a 60 dollar twilight fee.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 11/03/2022

Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. The current condition and pace of play is by no means the standard we strive to achieve and are working diligently to improve the course. Thank you for playing and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/03/2022

Hello BHolub. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating! We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future to earn that last star and thanks for choosing Houston National Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/20/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Houston National Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 10/20/2022

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u321410742. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Houston National Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

One of my favorites in Houston

This is probably one of the best all around public courses I’ve played in Houston. Now hear me out the fair ways we’re pretty hard, the lack of rain the area has got over the past month really showed. However, the greens were still in very good condition. We had a peak tee time and pace of play was decent for the amount of people out there on a Sunday. The pro shop, bar area and range is very nice. Lunch and a beer included with tee time at the turn made the $80 green fee worth it. All in all would definitely recommend giving this course a try.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/20/2022

Hello, sballas7. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your round at Houston National Golf Club. Please visit us again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Don’t Do It

Came from out of town, and drove an hour to play here. Instantly regret it. Would rather spend the green fees on golden tee at the bar. Would give this 0 stars but they had good breakfast

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 10/20/2022

Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve and are working diligently to improve the course. Thank you for playing and we hope to see you again soon.

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